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Mission Statement

Edith I Starke Elementary’s mission is to ensure a safe and positive culture so ALL students can learn at high levels to be college and career ready.


Our Vision

To be recognized as an Outstanding/High performing Elementary School in Volusia County that sends their learners to the next level at the highest level.

Starke's School Chant

Starke is on the rise,
Growing leaders in every size!
Who's a leader?
I'm a leader!
Who's a leader?

You're a leader!

The chant grew out of the school's slogan:

Starke is on the Rise!

Starke is a Stetson University PDS School 

hollis banner Stetson PDS


Starke Elementary is proud to be a Professional Development School in conjunction with Stetson University.  Professional Development Schools (PDS) are schools that have joined with universities to accomplish common educational goals that include developing exemplary practice to maximize student outcomes, providing optimum sites for teacher candidate preparation, offering in-service teacher professional development, and implementing reflective inquiry to enhance teacher and student learning. 

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